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"The Persian Boy" was probably a better novel 40 years ago. I'm not sure if anybody will be interested in reading it in another 50 years. But it has an important place in the history of gay literature and Mary Renault is an excellent writer of this by: 4. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "Mary Renault" Skip to main search results.

Originally published in the United States inThe Charioteer is a bold, unapologetic portrayal of male homosexuality during World War II that stands with Gore Vidal's The City and the Pillar and Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories as a monumental work in gay literature.

Read more. From the Back Cover/5(72). / Historical Romance In her latest novel of ancient Greece, Mary Renault turns to the world of the poet-the bard who since the time of Homer had sung his verses from memory for the occasions of the court. This is the life of Simonides, who live in sixth-century Greece du The Nature of Alexander.

The King Must Die/The Bull from the Sea. by Mary Renault. Ratings 14 Reviews published 8 editions. The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great #1), Mary Renault. The Persian Boy is a historical novel written by Mary Renault and narrated by Bagoas, a young Persian from an aristocratic family who is captured by his father's enemies, castrated, and sold as a slave to the king Darius III /5.

Mary Renault's The Charioteer is an antidote to shame Mary Renault's courageous and confrontational war novel The Charioteer is inextricably linked with the fight for gay : Simon Russell Beale. Mary Renault is overwhelmingly best known for her historical romance of Renault. book set in ancient Greece.

But she began her career as a novelist closer to home, writing about personal relationships in the England of the s and s/5(3). The potent object was a book by one Eileen Mary Challans, nom de plume Mary Renault. I would wait anxiously for the next title – wrapped.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. "Mary Renault is a magician This is more than a biography, it is a psychological rendering of a man." —The Chicago Daily News "The many Mary Renault fans should find this as absorbing and worthwhile as her novels." —The Houston Post "Intriguing and valuable." —The New York Times "The perfect companion to he Alexander novels."4/4(5).

Her first novel, Purposes of Love () was a hospital romance, and it appeared under the pseudonym Mary Renault.2 The next spring she was among those who treated the Dunkirk evacuees, and as war continued she also worked in Radcliffe Infirmary’s brain surgery ward.

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But writing had taken hold, and her next two books, both published during. Renault is mostly recognized for her fictional novels about Alexander, especially "The Persian Boy," but it can be argued that her best work is actually her non-fiction biography "The Nature Of Alexander" which stands as one of the best, if not THE by: 7.

The complicated romances of closeted gay men in England at the height of World War II seems an unlikely subject, but Renault endows The Charioteer with such depth of perception that virtually any reader will be fascinated by her story of three young men who strive to reconcile the frequently opposing forces of sex, love, and personal integrity in their lives and relationships/5(6).

The characters are deliciously complicated, as decisively drawn as they are interesting to follow, and her intuition in exploring their desires and motivations is a joy.

Renault's descriptions of customs, places and events are superb and effortless, her prose flawless. The entire book is more like a first-hand account than a novel, really.5/5(5).

In his home country of Italy Valentino Rossi is treated like a rock star. In the MotoGP record books, he goes down as one of the greatest motorcycle road racers of all-time. Amongst all of that is a colorful life filled with all sorts of racing machinery, rivalries, victories, as well as some lean times.

The best novels set in ancient history, including ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and other civilizations. For novels set in the early Middle Ages (after the fall of the Roman Empire), see Fiction set in 5th to 10th centuries.

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Editorial Reviews. Renault (d. ) also looks at a famous Greek historical figure through the eyes of his lover.

This second of three novels she wrote about Alexander the Great (Fire from Heaven; Funeral Games) follows the emperor in his last years as observed by Bagoas, a Persian boy/5(27). In this ambitious, ingenious narrative, celebrated historical novelist Mary Renault take legendary hero Theseus and spins his myth into a fast-paced and exciting t starts with Theseus' early years, showing how the mystery of his father's identity and his small stature breed /5(35).

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Online shopping from a great selection at Kindle Books Store. The Silurian, book ONE, The Fox and the Bear This isn't quite a "romance," but neither is it just a fiction.

Bedwyr is Arthur's best friend, and be harbours a love for Arthur. It's got a lot of straight romance, as well. As I am only reading book 3 out of 10, I'm not sure that they ever "get together," but the books. The Talbot Shrewsbury Book (London, British Library Royal 15 E vi) is a very large richly-illuminated manuscript made in Rouen (Normandy) in / was presented by John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury (d.

) to the French princess, Margaret of Anjou (b.d. ), in honour of her betrothal to King Henry VI (r. It contains a unique collection of fifteen texts in French. About Mary Renault. Mary Renault wrote more than a dozen novels; has had her work adapted for radio, stage, and screeen; and has been the subject of documentaries and biographies.

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